Images always get blurred or pixelated when they are scaled up. But when getting scaled down they generally only blur slightly because the computer is trying to interpolate more pixels into less pixel information. But they generally, PNG images still look acceptable when scaling down. I completed a landing page design that showed a PNG […]
WordPress will display an ellipses after an excerpt by default. I feel it’s more user-friendly to show a “read more” link or something to let visitors know that they can click to read more even if they can click on the post’s title to view it.
I’ve been working on a site where they have registered marks (®) for their product names, which are also used as page titles and are therefore shown in the menus and breadcrumbs.
I needed to have a parent menu item remain selected when the user rolled over a child menu item. I found this great article and code by Sridhar Katakam: http://sridharkatakam.com/accessing-parentancestor-menu-item-hovering-submenu-items-genesis/ I followed the instructions and everything worked great. Thanks so much Sridhar!
I had a recent website that needed to have a tabbed menu on certain pages that allowed navigation to other sibling pages. There are plugins that can do this and we could set the Secondary Sidebar or some other sidebar to do this on each page, but I decided to do this in the Functions.
Trackbacks and Pingbacks haven’t shown me much value. In addition, they’re used for spammers to post tons of undesired comments on a WordPress site. This article from WPBeginner has very helpful information on how to disable and clean up all of the trackbacks and pingbacks: http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-disable-trackbacks-and-pings-on-existing-wordpress-posts/
StudioPress is my WordPress platform of choice. Out of simplicity for the user, they have created the functionality for including a custom logo for the site header but it does so by creating a background graphic for the header section. This might make it easier for some users / website designers but best website practices […]
One of my clients wanted the ability to limit search to within a category. I found this great code on WebsTutorial – http://www.webstutorial.com/wordpress-multiple-category-search/content-management-system-cms/wordpress-cms This code gives the ability to search over two categories at the same time. I just removed the second category field and it seems to work great. All without a plugin. Great […]
Making the dashboard area of a WordPress website identified with a client’s company is something that will help a client feel that their site is theirs and not WordPress’s. Adding this function in the functions.php file will show a custom logo at the login screen.
I recently had a client that wanted to show different Google Analytics code on different pages. I would have had to create different page templates in this client’s WordPress website except I use Genesis which gives me the power to add custom code in different sections and pages of the site. With the plugin, Genesis […]